Kirkland & Ellis advised TPG Growth LLC on its acquisition of Frank Recruitment Group Limited (FRG), a leading UK recruitment firm for IT professionals who specialize in enterprise software. FRG was acquired from private equity firm Livingbridge in what was the first UK deal for TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG. The transaction closed on April 28, 2016. To read more about the transaction, please click here.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Gavin Gordon and Valerie Goldstein in London and Rick Madden in Los Angeles, with assistance from finance partner Christopher Shield, tax partner Ian Ferreira and intellectual property and technology partner Emma Flett.